Duration
2h 48m
Distance
616.7 km
Average price
75€
Frequency
Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Madrid and Barcelona takes 2h 48m and the fastest train takes 2h 30m. There is an hourly train service from Madrid to Barcelona. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
  2. Barcelona-Sants
2h 30m
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65€ - 90€

Madrid to Barcelona train times

Trains run hourly between Madrid and Barcelona. The service departs Madrid at 21:25 at night, which arrives into Barcelona at 23:55. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 2h 48m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Sunday, July 21, 2019
MADRID-PUERTA DE ATOCHA
2h 30m
BARCELONA-SANTS
2h 30m
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Departing Monday, July 22, 2019
MADRID-PUERTA DE ATOCHA
3h 5m
BARCELONA-SANTS
3h 5m
Direct
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MADRID-PUERTA DE ATOCHA
2h 30m
BARCELONA-SANTS
2h 30m
Direct
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MADRID-PUERTA DE ATOCHA
2h 50m
BARCELONA-SANTS
2h 50m
Direct
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MADRID-PUERTA DE ATOCHA
2h 30m
BARCELONA-SANTS
2h 30m
Direct
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MADRID-PUERTA DE ATOCHA
2h 30m
BARCELONA-SANTS
2h 30m
Direct
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MADRID-PUERTA DE ATOCHA
3h 10m
BARCELONA-SANTS
3h 10m
Direct
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MADRID-PUERTA DE ATOCHA
2h 30m
BARCELONA-SANTS
2h 30m
Direct
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MADRID-PUERTA DE ATOCHA
2h 45m
BARCELONA-SANTS
2h 45m
Direct
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MADRID-PUERTA DE ATOCHA
2h 45m
BARCELONA-SANTS
2h 45m
Direct
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Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Madrid to Barcelona? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as "What is the cheapest mode of transport?", "What is the quickest option?", "How much do tickets usually cost?" and many more.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at Barcelona-Sants. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Madrid and Barcelona is 505 km. The road distance is 616.7 km.

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Madrid to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Madrid to Barcelona train services, operated by Renfe AVE, arrive at Barcelona-Sants station.

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